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,na. r. ;est SI xsact Hill aft IT H. p. y. La 1 , Give Us an Impartial Trial on 11 COMMERCIAL WORK We Can Suit You in Every Way. VOL. X. NO. 41. OUR CORRESPONDENCE. A WEEKLY REPORT FROM NEIGHBOR- ING TOWNS. Newsy Letters From the Tribune's Corm; of Busy Writer,. In Village and Hamlet. Lima. From Our Regular Correspondent: Lima is caustiously but unmistably going to boom this fall and next spring. So that we are justified in expecting pretting lively times in the near future as the question of the Spring Hill and Red Rock irrigation company is bound to be a success, and the stone quarg recent- ly discovered by Tomas Douglas and W. F. Gardner will be another addition to all our enterprising industries. Lima will boom sure and, considering our pres- ent actions and efforts in trying To get irrigation on the move to develop agri- cultural, grazing and farming lands we are sure to win. Lima is one of the most healthful towns in the state, we have the best of water. Real estate busi- ness will boom. As the situation now looks, we will become prominent among the energetic and aspiring corn- nominities of the state of Montana. The town is well located and is surround- ed by the largest and most fertile body of agriculture land in the state. All we want is what the Red Rock and Spring Hill Irrigation company is trying to accomplish and we are sure they will succeed. We have excellent water power both within and without the town limits. Lima can have the best of water works, affording a never failing supply of the purest water. Within five miles of Lima are the ex- tensive and practicably inexhaustible veins of stone, of the best quality yet discovered in the state. The coal veins on and near Big Sheep creek Predict something grand. I believe, and so does every one, that the lands of this county are as much farming lands as can be found in any of the eastern states. This has the advantage over some states in that it can be irrigated, and that is the subject which is agitating the minds of our Lima citizens more to -day perhaps, than anything else, and it is a subject which is worthy of our earnest thought and consideration, and that, my dear readers, is what I am trying to impress upon your minds (as brother \Prospector\ says: who hails from Birch creek). He writes and says \let us join hands and all work together with the feelings that we are citzens of Montana and that her future to a great extent rests in the acts of her people. Thousands of inches of water are going down the Red Rock river in the spring that are wasted, which would make the lands of this valley \blossom as the rose,\ if turned on them. Mr. McGee last week gave me his idea with regard to adopting the best plan to bring about the desired result of irrigation. If there are others who are interested, who have ideas, come forward and state them. We are open to all arguments. The officers and members of the Red Rock and Spring Hill Irrigation company, have been untiring in their efforts to make irrigation a success. The company should receive the encouragement of all who are interested. A survey has been made and the location of the canal has been fully decided upon. The canal will irrigate several thousand acres and the scheme seems to meet with great favor among every one. If no energy were dis- played by the promoters of the scheme we would probably be left, but we must all co-operate in this matter and take an interest in the work, because it affords oppprtunties for the farmers with their teams and an opportunity for the work- ingman to take stock in part payment for their labors, and helps at the same time every inhabitant of the Red Rock valley. It can be secured and the people desire it. There is not a true man in the county who does not appreciate the canal scheme. If they sit around home and take no active interest in the work noth- ing will be accomplished. The president of the company, Chas. T. Stewart, who has been east for the past month will be at home this week and then we will give more information concerning the scheme. We must work for the welfare of all our farmers and, therefore, we deem it our duty to ask for and writs the infor- mation obtainable. We have been asked a number of times for information con- cerning the progress of the enterprise. I will try and lay before the TRIBUNE readers all the latest information that can be obtained. In conclusion, I would state that I \Prospector\ gives a very able argument on the water question in last week's I TRIBUNE, and I am glad to learn that hisl \religion points that way.\ We must do RA the Colorado people, locate reservoirs; and not depend on uncertainties. fit lUG DELLON, MONTANA, FRIDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 10, 1890. Mr. Hammond just got potatoes out before that hard frost last week. Josh Baily keepe a fine stock of meats. Every one seems to be well pleased. A young lady arrived at the home of Frank Nelson on Sunday last. Mother and babe well. I Will Bell seems to be the happiest I man in town. Cause- a ten pound girl. She arrived Tuesday evening. Mr. Barr, the school teacher of this place, is working hard to organize a [lyceum. Mr. Barr should be helped in his endeavors for Lima has sadly needed I something of this kind. It will be en- joyed by old and young. Oct. 7. Neu°. Twin Bridges. From Our Regular Correspondent. Mr. Ousby, of Fish Creek has moved to the Bridges, so that his children can attend the winter school. The Normal school, under the manage- ment of Prof. J. A. Riley, is progressing finely. New students are enrolling daily. An assistant teacher will be hired the the first of the week. Prof. Riley is thor- oughly qualified for the position he fills and do all in his power to advance the cause of education. A N. Polinger, will move to Butte this week to go into the livery business. John Lott is erecting a fine residence. I seriously think John is preparing to throw off the 'robes of bachelorhood and don the garb of married life. D. A. Pease, general manager of the fair association, is at work on the race course. Chas. Mahan starts for Red Rock to- morrow, to look after Mrs. Closton's stock. Oct. 5. LAGRIPPE. ANOTHER LETTER. From Normal School Correspondent: As the number of students has in- creased greatly, another room has been fitted up and a new teacher employed. Miss Lizzie Burnett, a lady from the Denver, Indiana, State Normal school, has been engaged to assist in the Normal department. She will begin work on Monday next. A new Remington type -writer will be placed in the school next week and a special teacher in stenography will begin work after the holidays. The American Literature class is in- terested, at present, in Longfellow's \Evangeline.\ The demand for arithmetic has been so great that a new class will be formed on next Monday. , Pupils in all departments are entering every day. Especially is this so in the commercial department. The enrollment is twice as large at present as it was the first day of school. In the course of a few weeks, we ex- pect a re-inforcement, composed of those who have taken advantage of the TRIB- UNE'S prize offer. Oct. 8. Rexburg, Idaho. From Our Regular correspondent. L. Lavery spent Monlay on the ranch. John Lavery spent three days on the ranch with B. J. Mrs. L. Lavery is visiting Mrs. Colt- man at Eagle Rock. At Rexbnrg, potatoes sell Si per hun- dred, wheat 81, oats 81.20. Born -To the wife of George Peterson, on September 17th, a young U. P. bridge. man. James I. Carter who Was thrown from his horse on the 8th of last month, is slowly gaining health. Commissioner Carter goes to -day to Blackfoot to sit with Messrs. King and Hackey as a county board. Thursday evening Net brought the true notice of another winter. A heavy I snowstorm struck the valley with a bit-' ter breeze and lasted from 4 o'clock p. I in. till 2 a. m. Mr. Carter feels sorry for his party but is rather pleased that his candidacy did not \hurt his party,\ as Metiers. Bean and Taylor reverentially put it. It will be remembered that Mr. Carter withdrew after his nomination. It is already pretty well voiced that Bingham county has not returned one Democratic officer. A con- test will be entered on the basis of brib- ery and intimidation at Pocatello. It is also said that state senators will be Dem- ocratic. Rev. Father Venda Douct conducted services at the new Roman Catholic chapel at Pocatello last Sunday. There MIR the adorable sacrifice at 8 a. m., sol- emn high mass at 10 a. in., prayers at 3 o'clock and benediction at 8 o'clock p. m. There Was a large congregation at each service. Mr. Clinton is building R new house. About 68 votes were cast at Rexburg at Milt Riumeel's new bowie is almost coin- Wednesday's election. Eight of those pleted. I were Democratic. The Mormons voted The church building has begun. Tom straight Republican. Two years ago 212 Trader is the contractor. votes were cast. Rexburg precinct was then the Democratic stronghold of Bing- ham county. To -day the Mormons claim that the Democratic party did not fight their claims; hence they \flop.\ The firm known as Lavery Bras. (L. and John Lavery), by mutual consent, dissolved partnership on the 16th day of December, 1889. B. J. Lavery bought John Lavery's undivided half and en- tered into partnership with L. Lavery in all business and property appertain- ing to the firm and under the name of Lavery Brothers. Mr. Napoleon Rouseau, foreman and receiver at the Omaha smelting works, with his wife and two children and Mr. Nash, left for Omaha on Thursday morn- ing. Mr. Rousseau if a gentleman of ex- tremely expansive intelligence. lie has a wonderfully strong capability for mak- ing friends. He goes with the best wishes of all, and leaves behind, on the solicita- tion of Mrs. Carter, his niece, Miss Pronlx, (\the flower of the valley\) to enjoy the winter and the \beautiful snow\ on the golden valley of Idaho. Mr. Reusseau bought all the real estate offiNed for sale in the town here and says Rexburg will certainly boom in the near future. Oct. 5. C. COLABBRATH. Fhe First Cornpopper Laughed At. In the winter of 1837 Mr. Francis P. Knowlton, of Hopkinton, N. H., pur- chased of Mr. Amos Kelley a sheet el wire netting from his manufactory on the main road, and constructed the first cornpopper ever made. The various parts were cut the required shape and then sewed together with wire. Mr Knowlton then made some for Judge Harvey and Judge Chase. which they sent to various parts of the United States as curiosities. Thinking that he could see a field of usefulness for the newly conceived article, Mr. Knowlton made several and took them to Concord to a hardware store, hoping to introduce be- fore the public a useful utensil and to receive a reasonable remuneration. His production was scorned and ridi- culed by the proprietors, and they re- fused to have anything to do with it. Unwilling to be th warte.1 in what looked to him to be a reasonable and sensible project, he !imposed leaving them to be sold on commission. and was told that he could leave one Or two if he would pay storage on them. From necessity he took them back to Hopkinton. The first one he made was laid away for a curios- ity It has since been given to the An- tiquarian society. and now finds a home in that valuable collection. Soon after Mr. Knovelton'm defeat Mr. Amos Kelley began preSsing them into the required shape, and by slow degrees they found favor before the public. Today no New England homestead is without one. No patent tins ever been applied for so far as is known.—Concord (N. People and Patriot. Kansas Was Originally Kansas. In 1722-23 the commander of the ter- ritory in which was included what is now Kansas, claimed by France. erected a fort near the mouth of Osage in the hope of preventing any further incur- sions by the Spaniards into the region beyond the Missouri. It was called Fort Orleans. and was built after the an- nihilation of a colony of Spaniards from Santa Fe (by the Kansas Indians). who had attempted a settlement in some por- tion of what is now the state of Missouri, near time month of the Osage, probably Of the 300 that left Santa Fe with hope- ful hearts not one was left to tell the story of the massacre, The territory now called Kansas. or at least that portion of it that borders on Kaw, was occupied by the Kauzas arid \Kansas\ is a corruption of that primitive name, happily, too, for the original is harsh and lacks the eu- phony of the modern form. It is alleged. that the name was diverted from the original through the mistake of a proof- reader. who. revising the very early work of some miesionary. mistook the \II\ for an inverted •-rm.\ and so \cor- rected\ it, and to that blunder we are indebted for the name of Kansas. The Kansas Indians are called the KRWA. a diminutive of Kansas or Kauzae. I have seen the word spelled in old books Kanza and Kansa. tot the z is probably the correct letter. —Kansas City Star. A Ready Reidy. Luguet in his early days was a \supe and was playing the bearer of an impor- tant dispatch. en the contents of which the plot of the drama turned. By mis- take the property man hail given him a blank piece of paper to hand to the mimic king, who, not having studied the words which ought to have been written on the dispatch, was in a quandary. lie thought he had cleverly extricated him- self therefrom by handing the paper back to Lugnet With the command, \Read it to Inc. sirrah!\ But Lugnet rose equal to the occasion. \Alas! sir,\ he responded; \born tif poor but honest parents, I Imre never learned to read.\— San Francisco Argonaut. • A Rafe Investment, Is one which is guaranteed to bring you satisfactory results, or in came of fail- ure a return of purchase price. On this safe 1,1an you can buy from our adver- tised Druggist a bottle of Dr. King's New Discovery for Consumption. It is guran- teed to bring relief in every came, when used for any affection of Throat, Lungs or Chest, such RA Consumption, Inflame - lion of Lungs Bronchitis, Asthma, Whooping Cough. Croup, etc., can always be depended upon. Trial bottles free at N. M. White's Drug Store. GENERAL NEWS NOTES. THE LATEST OBTAINABLE NEWS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD. The Story of the Week Tohl In a Sen- tence or Two -Struggle and Achieve- ment -Tragedies and (' die.. Ground is broken at Sacremento for the new Federal building. Patrick Carroll was caved on and killed on the let while grading a lot. During September 38,823 school books were sold by the state printer of Califor- nia. The wife of Gen. Booth, commander -in - chief of the Salvation army, died in Lon- don, Saturday. War in diplomatic circles in Portugal will probably result in the forming of a new cabinet at Lisbon. the liquor dealers of Petaluma, Cala, arei to test the constitutionality of the 8100 per garter license ordinance. When in London Boulanger pays $40 a day for hotel accommodations and is sorry the town has nothing better. It is estimated that the Washington people will realize 827,000,000 this season' from wheat, hops, lumber and coal. The revenue cutter ',Corwm ' has brought from Alaska the geological sur- vey in charge of Professors Russell and Kerr. Sixty leper convicts have escaped from Nottma, New Caledonia, and the authori- ties are unable to discover their wherea- abciutt. By an explosion of gas ii, a shaft near Wilkesbarre, Pa., Saturday, John Me - Laughlin and James Loftus were fatally injnred. A Democrat is to run against Captain Tillman, the Democratic Farmers' Al- liance candidate for governor of South Carolina. Salmon are now running up the Kla- math river clear into the lakes at its head. The dam at Klamath City URN washed last winter. Richard Watrous, a miner at Jackson' Amadorcounty. California, in ill health, ended his litu on the 1st with a dose of rat poison. The cruiser \San Francisco\ has been aecOpted by the government, having aye:aged over nineteen and a half knots on her trial trip. The fires have been quenched in all but a few of the Scotland iron furnaces The lockout will reduce the market ifup- ply 20,000 tons weekly. Edward Robinson, of San Jose, fell un- der the wheels of a wagon he Villa thriving on the 30th and his head watt crushed. Death was instantanions. There was wild excitement at the New' York customs house Saturday, owing to the anxiety of importers to have their goods entered under the old tariff rates. The new tariff law went into effect last Monday and the treasury department has been kept busy in deciding questions that have arisen in connection with the law. A little child was suffocated by a cat in Chicago last week. The cat thrust its nose into the child's mouth while the lat- ter was asleep and the mother was out of the room. A straw paper trust, representing eighty-two mills, with an output of 6,825 tons, has been formed at Pittsburg, Pa., to control the market west of the Alle- gheny mountains. It is stated that the recent order of the New York Central management against the Knights of Labor was issued at the request of time other labor organizations connected with the road. At a state banquet at Guatemala, Sat- urday, the foreign minister proposed a toast, whereupon Barrillas arose and re- pudiated his secretary's sentiments and amended the toted to snit himself. That portion of Speaker Reed's desk that the gavel came in contact with most frequently during the last session has been found to be a mass of fine splinters, which are being carried away as Konya. airs. The base ball seasons of the National and Players' league.' have closed. The garnet; have been very slimly patronized this year. Benton carried of the Mayen,' pennant and Brooklyn that of the Na- tional league. Lemuel Bannister, for himself and George Westinghouse, of Pittsburg, Pa., has paid 875,000 for the Speculation mil- ver , located twenty miles .wrnth of Tucson. Experts claim that there are over 82,000,001.1in night The Austrian and German emperors had a narrow escape from a serious acci- dent while riding in a carriage at Muere- Meg Sunday. The horses shied, throw- ing the carriage against a tree, partially wrecking the vehicle. The two rulers alighted unhurt. In Sacremento on the night of the 30th John Burns, a hop picker, and Robert Watts, a cripple, quarrelled in the city, hotel about paying for the drinks, when Watts hit Burns with his crutch. The I — A Judicious and Persistent Use of PRINTERS' INK Will Benefit Any Business Try it. ' latter drew a pocket knife and stabbed Watts in the abdomen and back. The doctor says the wounded man cannot live. Burns admitted the killing. Both men were in liquor. A man named Easton ounmitted su eide at St. Paul's cathedral in Lomita Sunday, during services, by shootin himself twice in the head. Dumas sent his latest play to a num her of theatrical managers in *itch a wit as to give no clue to its authorship. Ev very manager doclined it with regrets. Baron Hirsch was recently blackballed by the swell club of Paris, and has, with out their knowledge, bought their cmu house and all the furniture, the lease o which is about to expire. A rich strike of gold haft been mad near Saratoga, Carbon county, Wyoming The new camp is called Gold Hill and is situated about twenty miles east of Sara toga in the Medicine Bow mountains. his said the ore will go not less than , 81,500 per ton, but this is probably au exageration. As a special Union Pacific train was running between Lodge Pole and Chap 'pell, Nob., the roof of scar was discover ed to be on fire, and the trainmen onto the front part of the train and side- tracked it, and then went after the burn ing car. By the time they got the fire under control the top and sides were en tirely consumed. The car was a two decker loaded with sheep. Over 300 sheep lay a charred mimes at the bottom of the car. Wood River Times: Experience has taught the people of Wood River to ex peat a scarcity, if not a positive famine of coal during the winter months. But this year the period of scarcity has already begun, and at least one group of mines to -wit: The Red Elephant, has to remain idle for the lack of coal. Colonel Byran ordered a carload of it three weeks ago but he halt not been able to get any And the worst of it is that he does no know when he can get it. The long and bitter struggle between the cigar makers and their employers at Binghamton, N. Y., ended Sunday The Mell decided to declare the strike off. The tight has been the neat disastrous tune experienced there. Two factories have been compelled to make assignments and on the other side there has been much, suffering among improviden strikers About three thousand employes were out. The Boise Statesman complains tha footpads are becoming altogether too numerous in that city, and calls for a larger police force and a more extensive system of street lights. Last Thureday night George White was held up and re lieved of about 870 in cash and some other valuables Fire. SPOKANE, Oct. 4. -A special from Caen -d'Alene city late to -night brings the news of a disastrous conflagration there. One entire block of buildings was consumed, the total loss being plaeed at $290,000, with insurance about 83,000 Particulare are meagre. The Lost Is Found. Sr. CLOUD, Minn., Oct. 5.—Little Tom- my O'llonrk, the Montana bay who was mimed from his home about ten days ago has been found er . H cousn, Michael O'llourk, discovered him to -day sitting on a stump in the woods near Foley eta- tion, in Benton county, about a mile and a halt from where he was seen on Satur- day., September 27. The boy was in al- most a famished condition, but with careful nursing he will live. For nine days he Imam subsisted entirely on acorns and water, and that he should have sur- vived is considered little short of a mira- cle. His recovery occasions the wildest excitement, am the whole surrounding country was interested in the search. Since the little fellow was loot search has been made in the woods and false chase were followed by the Benton coun- ty officials A special train left to -day from St. Cloud by the Great Northern to join in the hunt. Mrs. O'Rourk had just started for her home in Montana, having given up the boy for lost, when the news of his recov- ery C. S. Coot or, a miner at Gold Hill, near Loileburg, N. M., shot himself in the head with a rifle on the 30th, calming in- etant death. He had been drinking heavily for ten days. Many Poor Woman Suffers Untold Tor - tore from Beek -Ache. If she only knew how easily she could get relief by using Ballard's Snow Lini- ment, she would blew; the clay she read these few lines It is a grand remedy for Headache and all Neuralgic pains. Ni, pain can withstand its magic influ- ence. It removes; the fire from a Burn or Scald in one minute. It will cure In- flammatory Rheumatism and Sciatica; applied to the Throat and Chest in Croup it will give immediate relief and make breathing much milder. Ni, family can be without it if once they know its value. Try it. Price 50 centa. Sold by N. M. White, PRICE TEN CENTS. STATE NEWS IN BRIEF. A MENTION OF CURRENT EVENTS IN PEERLESS MONTANA. Chief Notes to. Gleaned from Our Na- 1, changes and Elsewhere. g Missoula was visited by the hardest rain storm of the season, last week. Lewis & Clarke's county tax levy this Y year is, state 2 mills, county 2 mills, school 2, 2 mills; total614 mills. Helena's rate is 12% mills. A movment is on foot at Boulder to establish a custom concentrator at that place. No doubt the enterprise would pay, as there are many mime contiguous, the ores of which could be profitably re- e &iced before shipping. Max Behrens, an unmarried man of 36 tyeant and formerly in the employ of H. M. Parehen & Co., Helena, was found dead in his room in that city about 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon. Apoplexy is supposed to be the cause. Muss Helena P. Clark, of Helena, has been appointed a special agent for Mon- - Ulna to act with agentsfrom other states - in making allotments of lands in several- ly Indians under the provisions of the act of congress approved February, 14, 1887. Dave Kenetly's mare \Dainty\ ran a half mile against time at Miles City, Saturday, on a bet of $200. The mare won, mak- ing it in 50 seconds, with a boy weighing 75 pounds riding. Kennedy won about $2,000 on the race, while much other money changed hands. The Reeky Fork Coal company is ship- ping a thousand tons of coal per day and as soon as the cold weather seta in the company will be able to ship two thou- , sand tons per day and in all probability more. The dernanu for our coal is be - ; looming more urgent all the time.- Liv- ingston Enterprise. t Advices have just been received from Lewiston, Fergus county, of a shooting affray at that place on Thursday night. , I W. Bennet, a well-known saloonkeeper and foot -racer shot Wade Blake through the lungs and the victim cannot survive. Deputy Sheriff Shoals, in trying to inter- fere, was shot in the right arm by Bennet. , Bad feeling had existed between Bennet and Blake for a long time, growing origi- nally out of a dispute over a gambling matter. A brother of Blake was heavily Bead at the April term of the district court for assaulting Bennet with a dead- ly weapon, and the present tragedy is the second outcome of the long standing quarrel. Monday's Independeut. mtsrslianeims, Grand Junction Is getting excited over the prospect of getting a $50,000 smelter, and the imerd of trade will try and fix things next Saturday night. I The Colorado Coal and Iron company advertises tor 500 experienced mineni to work in its Canyon, Weise, Robinson, 'Cameron and Santa Clara mines. Amigos W. Shaw, an employee of the Union Pacific round house in Trinidad, was Nally hurt Thunulay by being hit on the head by it falling chain. His skull was fractums1 but it is thought he will recover. Four hortie thieves were convicted at • Custer City last week, each receiving a two -and -a -half year's sentence. Lehman, the murder, was aentenced to hang on NOV. 1st next. Darby Feely, a section man, was struck and instantly killed by a Miesouri Pacific passenger train at Palmer Lake on Fri- day. The accident occurred about a half a mile south of town, near the spot where David Moore of Denver was killed about three weeks ago. The first public exhibition of Colorado petroleum was made by the United Oil , company of Florence at the Pueblo Mate I fair. The display included samples of I different oils manufactured from Flor- ence petroleum. There were sample', of crude oil, naptha, residuum and a piece of coke made from petroleum. Acting -Governor Meldrom has par- doned Thos. E. White from the Joliet penitentiary, where he has been nearly two years, undergoing a sentence of 'Judge Sautley at Buffalo for the forgery of an order to the amount of $25. He is a young man about 22 years of age and was originally given a sentence of six years Po...mutton Itallard's liorehund Syro n . Not a single disease lute played such sad havoc with the human race as Con- sumption. No other disease approaches no stealthily. Its early symptoms are ignored because it is thoght only a Cold or hacking Onigh, which is neglected un- til this grim monster has such a hold that , nothing but death can relieve it. Bal- i lard's Horehound Syrup has removed the , grip of this grim monster from many a I throat. If taken in time it will effect a permanent cure and in the worst stages it will give surprising relief. Try its I soothing and healing virtues Do not I put it off until too late. N. M. Witira, Agent.

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